Brown Bag Seminar

The Brown Bag Seminar provides an internal forum for our PhD students, postdocs and faculty to present early-stage working papers or research ideas. The seminar is held on Wednesday from 1:45 pm to 3.15 pm in room SO 133 (unless otherwise stated).

Program for the current term

March 14

Florian Zawodsky: „The sharing economies' consequences on VAT revenues“

Elisa Casi, Barbara Stage: „The world after the introduction of the Common Reporting Standard: who wins? Who loses?“

April 11

Tim Martens: „The bright side of analyst coverage: the case of knowledge flows“

May 2

Christopher Ludwig, Verena Dutt, Heiko Vay: „Increasing tax transparency: Investor reactions to the country-by-country reporting requirement for EU financial institutions?“

May 9

Maximilian Todtenhaupt: „Capital Income Taxation and International Portfolio Investments“ (Project with Harry Huizinga, Johannes Voget and Wolf Wagner) 

Thomas Schwab: „Analysis of US Corporate Tax Reform Proposals and their Effect for Europe and Germany“

May 16 (starts at 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm)

Marcel Olbert: „Corporate Defaults and Taxation“

October 17 (Notice room changes)

Dr. Stephen Campbell: „Taxes and Cash Flow Volatility“ (1:45 pm - 3:15 pm in Room O 048)

Tim Martens: “The Disclosure Function of the U.S. Patent System: Evidence from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Depository Library Program” (3:30 pm - 4:15 pm in Room SO 133)

October 24 (Room O 048)

Amadeus Bach: „Who spreads rumors“

Patricia Breuer: “Accounting Standards and Innovation: Evidence from the German Accounting Law Modernization Act”

Hala Jada: “The Effect of Critical Audit Matters on Auditors and Investors”

November 7 (Room O 048)

Florian Buhlmann:  “Intertemporal tax discontinuities and trading behavior: Bunching at the cusp”

Theresa Bührle: “The effect of fiscal R&D incentives on inventor mobility“

Christopher Ludwig: “Third-party reporting as a co­untermeasure to tax evasion in the sharing economy”

November 21 (2:45 pm - 3:15 pm in Room O48/50)

Marcel Olbert: „Loss or Lost? The Functioning of Business Groups under Financial Distress“

December 5 (1:45 to 4:00 pm Lecture Hall SO 418)

Marcel Olbert is presenting his project “Private Equity and Taxes” (with Peter Severin).

Jannis Bischof is presenting his project “Accounting for Financial Stability: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and Future Challenges” (with C. Laux und C. Leuz)

Past Brown Bag Seminars